Ten Stakes Races Scheduled for Louisiana Premier Night

Mobile Bay winning the 2016 Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds. Hodges Photography / Lou Hodges, Jr. If you’re a fan of stakes-packed race cards, then you won’t want to miss Louisiana Premier Night on Saturday at Delta Downs, which features ten stakes races for Louisiana-breds with a combined purse of $1.055 million. The latter half of the card looks particularly competitive. Let’s take a quick look at some of the best races…. Race 5, Starlet Stakes: [...]

Four Stakes Races Highlight Final Fair Grounds Cards of 2017

Mr. Misunderstood winning the Commonwealth Turf Stakes (gr. III) - Coady Photography The last two days of 2017 comprise a stakes-packed weekend of coast-to-coast racing, and Fair Grounds in Louisiana is poised to celebrate the end of the year in particularly memorable fashion with a pair of stakes races on both Saturday and Sunday. First up on Saturday is the $75,000 Pago Hop Stakes for three-year-old fillies going a mile on turf, and if you like large fields, [...]